The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Rank 579 628 503
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -125
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 41 33 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.074% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.29% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 179
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £137,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
MCSD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9453 11213 12230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.99% 25.22% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7939 9120 9811
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region.

MCSD Salary Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

MCSD Salary Histogram in London

MCSD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +60 6 £100,000 +66.66% 1
Hayes - 2 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (93.15%) Degree
3 64 (87.67%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (80.82%) C#
5 57 (78.08%) .NET
6 51 (69.86%) Scrum
7 49 (67.12%) SQL Server
8 46 (63.01%) MCAD
9 42 (57.53%) TDD
10 41 (56.16%) MCTS
10 41 (56.16%) ASP.NET
11 40 (54.79%) MVC
12 39 (53.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
14 30 (41.10%) MCP
14 30 (41.10%) NUnit
14 30 (41.10%) .NET Framework
14 30 (41.10%) Moq
15 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (38.36%) LINQ
17 27 (36.99%) Kanban
17 27 (36.99%) BDD
17 27 (36.99%) Rhino Mocks
17 27 (36.99%) Web Application Development
17 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2014
17 27 (36.99%) NHibernate
18 26 (35.62%) Games
18 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
20 18 (24.66%) SQL

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.44%) CMS
2 11 (15.07%) Apache
2 11 (15.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.37%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) ReMetrica
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.74%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Extranet
2 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (67.12%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (15.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Moq
1 30 (41.10%) NUnit
2 27 (36.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
5 11 (15.07%) JIRA
5 11 (15.07%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.11%) Selenium
6 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (35.62%) Games
2 9 (12.33%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 41 (56.16%) .NET Developer
3 26 (35.62%) C# Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Games Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Graduate
3 26 (35.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Graduate Games Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Junior
3 26 (35.62%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Junior Developer
3 26 (35.62%) Junior Games Developer
4 13 (17.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Architect
5 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Apache Spark Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Cassandra Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Python Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (78.08%) .NET
2 41 (56.16%) ASP.NET
3 39 (53.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (41.10%) .NET Framework
5 28 (38.36%) LINQ
6 27 (36.99%) NHibernate
7 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (20.55%) HTML
9 14 (19.18%) CSS
10 10 (13.70%) HTML5
11 9 (12.33%) CSS3
12 6 (8.22%) jQuery
13 5 (6.85%) Web Services
14 4 (5.48%) JSON
15 3 (4.11%) Ajax
15 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
15 3 (4.11%) REST
15 3 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
16 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
16 2 (2.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.07%) Mathematics
2 11 (15.07%) Physics
2 11 (15.07%) Reinsurance
3 5 (6.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
4 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (87.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (69.86%) Scrum
3 42 (57.53%) TDD
4 40 (54.79%) MVC
5 29 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (36.99%) BDD
6 27 (36.99%) Kanban
6 27 (36.99%) Web Application Development
7 14 (19.18%) OO
7 14 (19.18%) OOD
8 12 (16.44%) Presales
8 12 (16.44%) Web Development
9 11 (15.07%) Machine Learning
9 11 (15.07%) MVVM
9 11 (15.07%) Project Management
9 11 (15.07%) Workflow
10 10 (13.70%) CRM
10 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
10 10 (13.70%) RUP
11 9 (12.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (80.82%) C#
2 18 (24.66%) SQL
3 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) Python
4 11 (15.07%) Scala
5 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (93.15%) Degree
3 46 (63.01%) MCAD
4 41 (56.16%) MCTS
5 30 (41.10%) MCP
6 14 (19.18%) MCPD
7 1 (1.37%) CITP
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) vCloud
3 2 (2.74%) Docker
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
1 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Packer
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Actian
3 9 (12.33%) Infragistics
3 9 (12.33%) Telerik
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.37%) iManage
7 1 (1.37%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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